‘Into the Badlands’ Renewed for Season 2 at AMC

'Into the Badlands' Renewed Season 2
Courtesy AMC

AMC has renewed martial arts drama “Into the Badlands” for Season 2, the cabler announced Tuesday.

The drama will return for a 10-episode second season that is slated to premiere on AMC in 2017.

The show delivered the third highest-rated first season in U.S. cable TV history, averaging 5.6 million viewers per episode.

“With its deep dive into authentic martial arts, the visually stunning ‘Into the Badlands’ proved to be unlike anything else on television,” said Charlie Collier, president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios. “Co-creators and showrunners Al Gough and Miles Millar, along with a talented team of producers, cast and crew, brought us an artfully crafted series. We’re eager to return to the world of barons and blades and spend even more time with these compelling and evolving characters across an expanded second season.”

“We can’t imagine any other network bold enough to embrace a show like this,” said Gough and Millar in a statement. “We are incredibly grateful to Charlie, Joel and the entire AMC team for taking this leap of faith with us and we look forward to continuing the journey into the Badlands!”

AMC Global will once again premiere Season 2 within minutes of the show’s U.S. broadcast in markets around the world, as it did with Season 1, which aired in 125 countries simultaneous with its U.S. broadcast. International distribution of “Into the Badlands” will continue to be handled by Entertainment One Television (eOne).

From AMC Studios, “Into the Badlands” was created by Gough and Millar, who serve as showrunners, writers and executive producers. The show is executive produced by Stacey Sher and Michael Shamberg, director David Dobkin, fight director Stephen Fung and Daniel Wu.

“Into the Badlands” stars Wu as Sunny; Marton Csokas as Quinn; Aramis Knight as M.K.; Oliver Stark as Ryder; Emily Beecham as The Widow; Orla Brady as Lydia; Sarah Bolger as Jade; Ally Ioannides as Tilda; and Madeleine Mantock as Veil.

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  1. Ajwoa Asantewaa says:

    Am from Ghana
    its taken too long
    This is by far the best series I’ve watch

  2. Nancy says:

    This TV show is one of the best TV shows with martial arts I have Ever seen. I hope and pray that amc keep their word and renew this show. IT IS A GREAT SHOW

  3. Gina1 says:

    It’s about time!

  4. caps says:

    Love this show can’t Waite for the new one to start!

  5. Debra says:

    Please bring back “into the badlands” it is great!

  6. Richard Daniels Genesis says:

    Wow! The movie has become the talk of the day i.e the city, town, villages and the creak corners! Pls we(friends & i) are waiting for the season 2 to be officially released… Am RICHARD from NIGERIA… THANKS

  7. derrick mcnyte says:

    make season 2 come early


    wat a great season i enjoyed it and very glad to welcome the second season wow sunny and mk da best

  9. Jovan Jon snow says:

    its the most interesting series I’ve ever watched………only waiting for season 2..

  10. derrick says:

    nice nice movie i enjoyed it soo much…. i didn’t know such a movie will be such interestin… love it into the badlands

  11. Anthony says:

    most awaited movie…..

  12. david says:

    I can’t wait ooo

  13. Oscar GONZALEZ says:

    into the badlands un show original y con personalidad. Los escritores los productores y todos los que trabajan en este programa , otro periodo de triunfo y exito. I am very happy to see you guys

  14. Richard Cornelius says:


  15. David Clancy says:

    Cant wait!!!!


    Great. I love this show.

  17. alana diaz says:

    2017?? 2 years?? that’s kind of strange

    • Bam says:

      Yes. But it would seem to indicate good writing and high production values are in store.
      I can’t wait. I was afraid it got cancelled.

  18. plonquet M. says:

    can’t wait season 2

  19. Bonkers says:

    Sheesh…two years between seasons. Might as well cover it with dirt. Too much competition from other channels to wait that long.

  20. Jibi sylla says:

    Cant wait season 2 i love it i love it great movie

  21. Ben Redmond says:

    love this show can’t wait for season two

  22. Annette says:

    Very good show it is great that AMC renewed the show Daniel Wu is great

  23. Andrew Mateo Rico says:

    Taking long enough!..m
    What did they need to wait for?
    A golden ticket to say it wad success
    …whoever worked to plan thi s had no confidence in their product. …
    Was a hit from day 1

  24. JR Mitchell says:

    Great series, far too asinine a wait.

  25. Eric Wingler says:

    They better bring it back. Most original badass, apocalyptic World Martial Arts show original idea ever and it is badass

  26. kafasfredol says:

    in my life ever seen any serie which has the best action and talented flim stars like dis guys. thank u so much & i think the second season is gonner be hot than the first season.may god aworded u all. thanx

  27. ketos says:

    i cant wait to see the new episode with anticipation. i love the thrill

  28. Charles ansah says:

    I really love this movie is soo amazing am glad of u guys thank you for such a movie

  29. Cyril says:

    I love this movie, it’s awesome and mind blowing, so exciting to watch. My first best action series. You guys are too much.

  30. Epi T. says:

    Into the Badlands is an awesome series. First season had great ratings so what is the problem for the wait y’all are losing money.

  31. Bruce Charneski says:

    2017! How can I wait? Awesome show. Great story. I read The Deathlands stories..similar.. great to bounce between the two. -The Bear

  32. SWITCHBLADE says:

    Jeez, the show has only been off air a few months and I already got “the fear” also known as the heebie jeebies. Thank God and AMC it will be back! Going nuts waiting!

  33. H. Victorine says:

    why do we have to wait a whole year to see this show?! Can’t wait for season 2!

  34. Kurt Flaig says:

    I love this show. Excellent Actor’s & Actresses.

  35. Ree Tolls says:

    Why are they waiting 2 YEARS!!!!
    2017 is too long to wait.

  36. John says:

    Me personally I think it is a big load of bull shot that they make us wait Intell 2017 to continue watching the show in to the bad lands it was a really good show could even of Ben compared to some of the very best martial arts movies and by the time they re air the show no one will remember where the show left off I think that they should speed the process along

  37. lawal ahmad says:

    I actually like the film because it is meanful..

  38. Tanya White says:

    This is one of the best T.V series I have ever seen! AMC does not disappoint with their original shows. I only wish we the viewers did not have to wait until 2017.

  39. dimes says:

    Hurry the hell up and make the 2nd season.

  40. mondela says:

    not a bad show,but 2017 humhum.dats too bad

  41. Kevin Storey says:

    I loved the show but seeing how they are waiting until 2017 kust shows me they are a bunch of morons. Sorry but it isn’t worth waiting for.

  42. No! The airwaves are being raped by politics. The 2017 release is perfect considering how TV makes money. Viewership is key.

  43. john says:


  44. Penny says:

    This is horrible! Why such the long wait???? I love this series and want more of it …so disappointing

  45. tom says:

    Thank you am currently for renewing this excellent series. I am always nervous about watching new programs as it seems that the best shows get cancelled. This is my favorite show and everyone who I have introduced to it has raved about the story and the excellent acting. Kudos. Bravo. Author. Author….

  46. Karen says:

    Please, oh please, oh PLEASE…let it be the early part of 2017? I can hardly wait!

  47. justin says:

    eager to see what will happen..

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